Depression Counselling in Edmonton, AB.

Leading therapy for major depression, bipolar, postpartum depression, SAD and mood disorders in Edmonton, Alberta.


Samantha Pekh, M.A.,
Depression Counsellor

Samantha Pekh, M.A.,

Registered Psychologist, Clinical Director, PsychSolutions, Inc.

16880-111 Ave, Edmonton, Alberta T8N 6T3 | 7807109567

Depression is a mood disorder that can cause a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest that can interfere with daily functioning. Reaching out for help is a step towards wellness. Symptoms of depression can vary from person to person, but it is a very treatable condition. Therapy for depression helps you overcome the feelings of hopelessness and despair and to gain control of your life.

Farrel Greenspan, MC
Depression Counsellor

Farrel Greenspan, MC

Registered Psychologist

#804 10050 112th Street, Edmonton, Alabama T5K 2J1 | 7809012638

Many people think depression is about not doing enough or being uncommitted to their goals, however, people who struggle with depression are facing the problem of being over-committed to their goals and failing. When I work with clients dealing with depression the goal is to manage goals and expectations and work on creating small changes that build momentum to larger changes.

Valiant Recovery, CCCCA
Depression Counsellor

Valiant Recovery, CCCCA

Residential Addiction Program

Edmonton, Edmonton, Alberta T6E 4Y9 | 780-809-0684

Depression is a serious mental disorder that affects every area of a person's life. It is a regular mode of operation for those who have it, unlike the occasional sadness that everyone experiences from time to time. Depression might be mild, characterized by low energy and a lack of interest, or it might be severe, characterized by violent mood swings and a desire to give up on life. Left untreated, the person suffering depression might contemplate harming themselves. Depression is frequently linked to substance abuse, as it effects the same area of the brain, and sufferers of depression often try to self medicate with drugs or alcohol. At Valiant Recovery, we treat the dual diagnosis of depression and substance abuse in order to care for the whole person.

Steve Jukes, M.Sc. in MFT, R.Psych.
Depression Counsellor

Steve Jukes, M.Sc. in MFT, R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

#312, 9707 110 Street (Edmonton Psychological Group), Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2L9 | 780 454 0162

While there are many causes and contributors to depression, a common approach to working with it involves challenging negative thinking. Hurtful or damaging stories we tell ourselves tend to lead to feelings of hopelessness and sadness, which in turn, manifest as depression. At least in part, therapy for depression involves exploring the roots of negative thinking whereby its legitimacy is safely challenged. By undermining these hurtful thoughts, we are more inclined to experience preferred emotions, and a more enjoyable outcome. Clients that engage this process tend to find relief from depressive symptoms and live a more fulfilling life with more options available to them.

Bailey Puchyr-Chartier, M.C.
Depression Counsellor

Bailey Puchyr-Chartier, M.C.

Registered Psychologist

#106, 14 Mission Ave, St. Albert, Alberta T8N 1H4 | 780-660-6050

Understanding depression means knowing it is more than just "being sad". It can mean feeling less motivated, more tired, more angry or irritable, less interest in things that used to be enjoyable, feeling isolated and lonely, or just wanting it all to be over. The good news is that once we understand what depression means for you, II can work with you through one of several evidence-based therapies that have been shown to significantly reduce these symptoms and return your ability to live a fuller life.

Rebecca Martin, M Sc., LMHC, NCC, CCC
Depression Counsellor

Rebecca Martin, M Sc., LMHC, NCC, CCC

Canadian Certified Counselor

10250 176 St. NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5S 1L2 | 780-920-9663

Regain your love of life with therapy for depression. Let us work together to discover the underlying experiences or emotions that drive this low-energy, low enjoyment state. Once we have found the source of your depressed mood, we can work together to help you heal from your wounds, or to fully engage with the feelings that depression has been holding away from you. This insightful therapeutic approach provides you with the skills to diminish relapse into depression.

Cheryl Shea, M.Div., RPC, MPCC
Depression Counsellor

Cheryl Shea, M.Div., RPC, MPCC

Registered Professional Counsellor, Master Practitioner in Clinical Counselling

Suite 608, 10216-124 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5N 4A3 | 780-619-0755

We can be depressed for a variety of reasons - disappointment, bereavement, rejection. Ultimately depression requires identification of the cause. If you are dealing with loss and life change counselling is often sufficent. If you are burned out from work or being a caregiver then counselling and self care are both important. If you suffer from longterm depression then there can be a three-fold treatment of selfcare, counselling and medication that can be helpful. Not all depression requires medical intervention but for maybe people it is a helpful part of recovering hope.

Tom Burton, CTA, RTC, MTC
Depression Counsellor

Tom Burton, CTA, RTC, MTC

Certified Transactional Analyst and Master Therapeutic Counsellor

7718 104th Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6E 4C5 | 587 372-5638

Depression comes in many forms from situational to all encompassing and familiar. You may be feeling sad, unhappy, irritable, and have a sense of hopelessness. You may be saying things to yourself such as “I’m a failure” and “Just get on with it”. Are you self critical, so much so that you lack enthusiasm, motivation and self-esteem? “What is the point?” Being depressed can lead to withdrawing from others and situations, not doing what needs to get done or substance abuse. Depression could be a natural experience as a result of a devastating life situation. Or it may be familiar to you, going back to early years as a response to uncomfortable and unbearable feelings.

Tamara Hanoski, Ph.D, R.Psych
Depression Counsellor

Tamara Hanoski, Ph.D, R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

9690 182 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5T 6M1 | (780)604-8704

Many people believe that in order to be "strong," they need to bury their feelings and keep them hidden from others. Over time, this can backfire, as feelings can build and take over, leaving a person feeling down and depressed, or overwhelmed. I work with clients not only to work through feelings of anger, resentment, hurt, and sadness that have built up, but to develop new habits of self-care, assertiveness, boundaries, healthy expression of feelings, communication, and stress management so that this does not occur again in the future. By doing this, they can become a more well-rounded person, who feels free to express feelings as they arise, and no longer carries them with them.

Tarah Hook, Ph.D.
Depression Counsellor

Tarah Hook, Ph.D.

Registered Psychologist

7 Saint Anne Street, , St. Albert, Alberta T8N 2X4 | (780)224-1237

Depression, sadness, anger, social withdrawal, hopelessness... these are all ways our inner pain may be expressed. Dr. Hook can help you make sense of your thoughts and feelings, and help you regain your sense of well-being. As you start to put the pieces together and understand the reasons for your thoughts, feelings, and behaviours, you will find you have the ability to make meaningful, lasting changes!

Bharat Sharma, CCAC, CCPCP-R
Depression Counsellor

Bharat Sharma, CCAC, CCPCP-R

Registered Psychotherapist, & Counselor

9704 39 Ave NW, Unit 116, , Edmonton, Alberta T6E 6M7 | 7802392214

Psychotherapy is a highly effective in depression. What the individuals learn in therapy gives them skills and thoughts to help avoid depression and from return back. There are several types of counseling therapies used for depression. I use in depression mainly cognitive behavioral therapy, interpersonal therapy, and psychodynamic therapy. Often, a blended approach is used. Please feel free to book the appointment if you need the depression counseling.

Michelle J Buckle, MA, CCC, RDT, RPsych
Depression Counsellor

Michelle J Buckle, MA, CCC, RDT, RPsych

Registered Psychologist

MJB Psychological Services Ltd., 10042 - 116 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5K 1V6 | 780-757-8255

Johnny was referred by his doctor and his frustrated parents because he was sad and distressed for prolonged periods of time. He had frequent absences and poor grades. He would have angry outbursts and crying episodes. He struggled making friends, would end up in fights and was often in trouble with his teachers. I met with Johnny’s parents, visited his school and observed him in class. I met with him in my playroom and used non-directive play to show I was listening and I cared. Eventually, he opened up and began to talk about his sad feelings behind the anger. He learned how to identify problems and found tools for dealing with them.

Kristine Aanderson, R. Psyc.
Depression Counsellor

Kristine Aanderson, R. Psyc.

Registered Psychologist

2051 Leger Road , Edmonton, Alberta T6R 0R9 | 780-431-9623

The dark clouds of depression can cast a shadow on even the best parts of our lives. When you stop enjoying things you used to, are sad and tearful, when you have problems sleeping or focusing, everything in life can get so much harder. By working with a supportive psychologist who listens, we can develop strategies to take our lives back and restore the joy and happiness.



You Have Found The Best Therapists for Depression and Mood Issues in Edmonton, AB.

Are you ready to experience new freedom? Thank you for visiting our Alberta search of licensed therapists in Edmonton who specialize in helping people overcome sadness, treat major depression and mood disorders such as bipolar, postpartum depression, and seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Feeling down, lonely, and depressed can affect us at any station in life. Sometimes the cause may be physiological (such as hormonal or due to medication), it may be emotional, environmental, psychological or any combination of the above. Counselling for recovery and restoration from depression by a top rated therapist in Edmonton will help you climb back up and start living your dreams again.

Edmonton is located in Alberta, Canada. It has a land area of 685.25 square kilometers.  The population of Edmonton is nearly 1 million people with 360,828 households . The population ranking for Edmonton is #5 nationally and #2 for the province of Alberta with a density of 1360.90 people per sq km. Edmonton therapists serve postal code: T5K.